LIVE DISCUSSION WITH LISA LING AND GAYLE KING TO AIR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING TONIGHT'S CONTROVERSIAL EPISODE OF "OUR AMERICA WITH LISA LING"
"Pray The Gay Away? The Conversation Continues..." Airs at 11 p.m. ET on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Los Angeles, CA --- Following tonight's all-new episode of "Our America with Lisa Ling" titled "Pray the Gay Away?" (Tuesday, March 8 from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT), Ling will join talk show host Gayle King (OWN's "The Gayle King Show") in her studio for a live discussion about the episode which delves into the different approaches people take to reconcile their faith with their sexuality.
"Pray the Gay Away? The Conversation Continues..." airing live from 11 p.m. � 12 a.m. ET will talk to representatives from both sides of the issue and give viewers an opportunity to share their thoughts about the topic of sexuality versus spirituality with Ling, King and their guests through Skype, viewer phone calls and social media during the one-hour special. Viewers can submit their questions by calling 888-442-9535, using the hashtag #OurAmerica on Twitter or via Facebook at facebook.com/owntv.
"Our America with Lisa Ling" takes viewers along for an in-depth look at some of the most controversial and thought-provoking issues in the United States today. In each episode, Ling immerses herself into the lives of the people she meets, offering compelling accounts of varied experiences and providing insight. In sharing these stories, Ling challenges viewers to understand different perspectives and even question what they themselves have always known to be true in "Our America."
"Our America with Lisa Ling" is produced by part2pictures. Ling, David Shadrack Smith and Greg Henry are the executive producers. Amy Bucher serves as series producer.
"Pray the Gay Away? The Conversation Continues..." is produced by Carrie Stevenson and Stefan Van Engen.
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